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Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Session1,3
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Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Introduces the skills necessary to move from the classroom into hospitality organisations, specifically for the 6-month MNG20001-4 Professional Hospitality Experience units, and includes the range of skills incorporated in the employment process.

Unit content

Explore the hospitality industries · Understand the current employment climate · How to be a successful job seeker and job search strategies · Career development, goal setting and personal evaluation · The job application process · Interview and selection process · Professionalism and expectations of the workplace · Networking · Preparation for MNG20001-4 Professional Hospitality Experience units

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 Explore the hospitality workplace context by examining the sector structure and organisations' position within hospitality industries
2 Develop an understanding of the issues relating to the transition to the professional workplace, including workplace culture and professional practices
3 Demonstrate the ability to meet the professional requirements of the employment selection process, using appropriate resources
4 Identify areas of personal and professional skills development and create a portfolio to address the skills gap identified.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Explore the hospitality workplace context by examining the sector structure and organisations' position within hospitality industries
  2. Develop an understanding of the issues relating to the transition to the professional workplace, including workplace culture and professional practices
  3. Demonstrate the ability to meet the professional requirements of the employment selection process, using appropriate resources
  4. Identify areas of personal and professional skills development and create a portfolio to address the skills gap identified.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

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  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.